Higher Education in sub-Saharan Africa: Why the Neglect?

Our CEO and founder, Guy Pfeffermann, recently contributed an opinion piece to the 2015 eLearning Africa Report. He focused on the challenges facing higher education in sub-Saharan Africa and explored possible solutions. Below you can find screenshots of Guy’s opinion piece, to read the entire eLearning Africa Report please click here. Guy Pfeffermann is the… Read more >

Business School Graduates, Key to a Sustainable Future

Takeaway on recent article Business Because by Seb Murray, B-Schools Embrace Sustainability to Give MBAs Careers with Social Impact For businesses, sustainability often depends on the triple bottom line managing financial, social, and environmental responsibilities. While juggling these responsibilities is difficult to achieve in practice, recent developments have encouraged global businesses to embrace sustainability. The… Read more >

Digital Colloquium with Guy Pfeffermann

Last week, our CEO and founder, Guy Pfeffermann, led a digital colloquium on the State of Business Education in Developing Countries for the Center for Global Enterprise. All members of the Global Scholars Program, over 70 universities across 57 countries, were invited to join the conversation and submit questions for Mr. Pfeffermann to address. Click… Read more >

Honoring Thomas J. Bata’s Legacy

Thomas J. Bata would have turned 100 last year. He was a visionary who improved the lives of hundreds of millions by putting functional affordable shoes on their feet, half a century before people started talking about “basic needs” or “social enterprise”. Our friendship was one of the best things in my life. Last week,… Read more >

UNCTAD Business School for Impact Program Launches 1st Round of Summer Internships

UNCTAD’s Business Schools for Impact has just launched its first round of summer internships for business graduates who want to make a difference. Some 20 internships are available in 12 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, with businesses ranging from start-ups to mid-sized, and commercial entities to social impact firms and foundations. These internships… Read more >

GBSN Program Spotlight: A Broader Definition of Business

The Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) published a blog by Amanda Bullough & Marti J. van Liere, which highlights a recent GBSN Program with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). A Broader Definition of Business Business education should include lessons from market-based approaches to international development goals in developing countries In a global economy,… Read more >

Higher Education Included in Sustainable Development Goals

The Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank are attracting thousands to Washington, DC, this year, an unusually large number. This year is particularly important for international development because it ushers in the United Nations’ new “Sustainable Development Goals (2016-2030)” as the “Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015)” come to an end. The draft SDGs may… Read more >

Business Education Should Focus on Relevance

This article by Bibek Banerjee of IMT, Ghaziabad was published today by Business World Management education plays an essential role in today’s dynamic business environment because of the positive consequences associated with the curriculum and pedagogy practiced in B-Schools. For schools to be competitive, it is very important to consider how much balance is required… Read more >